Draft - Podium - 2019

SUPERDRAFT: Recapping all four selections

SuperDraft Breakdown
Siad Haji (No. 2 overall)
The 19-year-old forward is signed and confirmed as a Generation adidas player on the San Jose Earthquakes roster. As a freshman at New England College, he led the team in goals with nine in 14 games and helped them win their first North Atlantic Conference men's soccer championship. Haji is a refugee originally from Somalia; to read ESPN's article on the Earthquakes' first 2019 MLS SuperDraft pick, click here.
Sergio Rivas (No. 26 overall)
The 21-year-old midfielder was a four-year starter at Seattle University. Ranks second all-time in Western Athletic Conference history for assists with 27. He immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico when he was seven with his family. MLSsoccer.com tells his story here.
Mamadi Camara (No. 46 overall)
The 23-year-old forward comes from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. Born in Guinea, Africa, Camara grew up in Montreal and is a Canadian citizen. In 2018, he was named United Soccer Coaches First Team All-American and the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year.
Nathan Aune (No. 50 overall)
The 22-year-old central defender comes from Seattle University where he was teammates with Sergio Rivas. Rivas was a four-year starter and was the first Redhawk to earn United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America First Team honors.

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